That's an interesting article. I'm left pondering this statement of his: "More sustain = less attack." I'm no physicist but it doesn't feel right to me. For example, I own a Tele (maple neck/ash body) with excellent attack and sustain. If I traded part of one would I necessarily get more of the other? I'm not sure. To me, the biggest difference between my own maple and mahogany neck guitars that I've been able to notice is that, on average/all other things being equal, the maple neck guitars sustain the fundamental relatively better than the mahogany neck ones in which the fundamental seems to drop out earlier, leading to a warmer, higher frequency-dominant sustain. This has proven true across enough of my guitars to lead me to believe there really might be something to it (though also most of my mahogany neck guitars have rosewood boards, not maple or ebony).
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